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For Small Businesses, Positive Change Is On the Horizon
Small Businesses

For Small Businesses, Positive Change Is On the Horizon

These three pressures building in the small-business sector are going to help jump start a revolution in how things are done.
Chris Myers
3 Ways Your Startup Can Earn the Trust of Prospective Clients
Trust

3 Ways Your Startup Can Earn the Trust of Prospective Clients

People buy from whom they trust, and they trust who they know. So what do you do when your business is new and has no track record?
Gregg Schwartz
Twitter Courts Businesses With Option to Promote Their Most Popular Tweets
Twitter Marketing

Twitter Courts Businesses With Option to Promote Their Most Popular Tweets

The social network's new 'quick promote' feature lets you turn your business's top tweets into ads in two clicks.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Top 5 Challenges Facing Businesses Now
Marketing

Top 5 Challenges Facing Businesses Now

Building a team and generating the revenue to pay for growth preoccupy businesses of all sizes.
John Rampton
Passion, Freedom and Impact: The 3 Ingredients of Business Success
Entrepreneur Mindset

Passion, Freedom and Impact: The 3 Ingredients of Business Success

When all three work together, you can experience the pure joy of entrepreneurship.
Clate Mask
What's the One Task Most Small-Business Owners Loathe?
Accounting

What's the One Task Most Small-Business Owners Loathe?

The more time that owners spent running their businesses, the more they loathed this task.
Mike Kappel
5 Big Company Branding Strategies Any Business Can Utilize
Branding

5 Big Company Branding Strategies Any Business Can Utilize

Brand building may seem relatively unimportant when you're still struggling, but don't dismiss it.
Aaron Agius
Meet the 20 Business Owners Who Just Won $150,000 and a Trip to Google
Growing a Business

Meet the 20 Business Owners Who Just Won $150,000 and a Trip to Google

The winners of this year's Mission Main Street Grants program are the largest group of recipients since the program's start three years ago.
Nina Zipkin
Big Data

Big Data Is No Longer Confined to the Big Business Playbook

Before now, taking advantage of these analytical tools was often considered something only large organizations or people with certain skills would pursue.
John Mason
Innovation

5 Ways Small Companies Can Out-Innovate Big Corporations

Leaders of small companies can leverage their business' size and unique culture to rapidly develop and apply creative ideas.
Steve Sponseller
4 Goals Every Small-Business Owner Should Set in 2015
Business Planning

4 Goals Every Small-Business Owner Should Set in 2015

Here are some easy changes entrepreneurs can make for a more productive year ahead.
Sabrina Parsons
5 Legal Steps to Take to Shutter Your Business
Exit Strategies

5 Legal Steps to Take to Shutter Your Business

It can be a hard decision to close up shop, but make sure you do it properly if it comes down to it.
Nellie Akalp
Small Businesses

The New Year is Here: 3 Resolutions Small Businesses Need to Make in 2015

There are a few things small-business owners can do to make 2015 their best year yet.
Jennifer Friedman
What Small Businesses Provide That Larger Companies Cannot
Benefits

What Small Businesses Provide That Larger Companies Cannot

A tragic turn of events at one firm reveals that something is eventually lost at a larger scale.
Gene Marks